Which one of the following is not a correct statement?

1. Herbarium houses dried, pressed and preserved plant specimens

2. Botanical gardens have collection of living plants for reference

3. A museum has collection of photographs of plants and animals

4. Key is a taxonomic aid for identification of specimens

Subtopic:  Taxonomical Aids: Part 1 | Taxonomical Aids |
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Two plants can be conclusively said to belong to the same species if they:

(1) can reproduce freely with each other and form viable seeds

(2) have more than 90 percent similar genes

(3) look similar and possess identical secondary metabolites

(4) have same number of chromosomes

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature | Taxonomy 2: Classification up to Genus |
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Which one of the following is common to multicellular fungi, filamentous algae and protonema of mosses?

(1) Diplontic life cycle

(2) Members of kingdom-Plantae

(3) Mode of nutrition

(4) Multiplication by fragmentation

Subtopic:  Reproduction as Criterion for Being Living |
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Nicotiana sylvestris flowers only during long days and N.tabacum flowers only during short days. If raised in the laboratory under different photoperiods, they can be induced to flower at the same time and can be cross-fertilized to produce self-fertile offspring. What is the best reason for considering N.sylvestris and N.tabacum to be separation species?

(1) They cannot interbreed in nature

(2) They are reproductively distinct

(3) They are physiologically distinct

(4) They are morphologically distinct

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The taxon which includes related species is

(1) class

(2) order

(3) family

(4) genus

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 2: Classification up to Genus |
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Match the following columns and select the correct option.

  Column I   Column II
A. Panthera tigris
(i) Mango
B. Mangifera indica
(ii) Common Indian frog
C. Musca domestica
(iii) Cockroach
D. Periplaneta americana
(iv) Tiger
E. Rana tigerina
(v) House fly

(1) A - (ii), B - (v), C - (i), D - (iii), E - (iv)

(2) A - (iv), B - (i), C - (v), D - (iii), E - (ii)

(3) A - (ii), B - (v), C - (iii), D - (i), E - (iv)

(4) A - (iv), B - (i), C - (v), D - (ii), E - (iii)

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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Which of the following features can be said to be a true defining feature of living beings without any exception?

(1) They can digest their food

(2) All of them can reproduce

(3) They can regenerate

(4) They can respond to external stimuli

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Select the correct sequence for Homo erectus.

(1) erectus → homo → primata → chordata → animalia

(2) Homo → erectus → primata → animalia → chordata

(3) Homo → erectus → primata → chordata → animalia

(4) erectus → homo → animalia → primata → chordata

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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Which of the following is the correct scientific name of wheat derived by binominal nomenclature?

(1) Triticum Vulgare

(2) Triticum aestivum

(3) Oryza sativa

(4) Zea mays

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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Taxonomic hierarchy refers to

(1) step-wise arrangement of all categories for classification of plants and animals

(2) a group of senior taxonomists, who decide the nomenclature of plants and animals

(3) a list of botanists or zoologists, who have worked on taxonomy of a species or group

(4) classification of a species based on fossil record

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 2: Classification up to Genus |
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